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Putin and Election

u.s: U.S. intelligence agencies believe Putin ordered the effort to undermine faith in the U.S. election and help elect Donald Trump as president, according to Toronto Star. Maybe they're not even Russians, Putin told Megyn Kelly, referring to who might have been behind the election interference. Putin's remarks came during a long and occasionally surreal interview with NBC News on Saturday, in which he speculated that nearly anyone other than the Russian government could have been behind a program to disrupt the election. Maybe they're Ukrainian, Tatars, Jews just with Russian citizenship. Some groups compared the statement to anti-Jewish myths that helped inspire the Holocaust. Read more Putin says he doesn't care about alleged U.S. election interference Article Continued Below Putin praises Trump as great communicator, says U.S. political system eating itself up'Russia will never' extradite citizens accused by U.S., Putin says He also speculated that France, Germany or Asia might have interfered in the election or even Russians paid by the U.S. government. react-empty 144 But his remark about Jews, which seemed to suggest that a Russian Jew was not really a Russian, prompted particular outrage among those who remember Russia's centuries-long history of anti-Semitism and Jewish purges. ( As reported in the news.